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Mayo '13: What to do about Iran?

Last week, President Obama and former governor Mitt Romney met in Boca Raton, Fla., for the final presidential debate of this election cycle. They each presented their own vision for American foreign policy in the years ahead and provided some ideas on recent developments. While the President's recent ...


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Katz '14: The means-ends relationship with our education

During the week preceding the Oct. 2 deadline to change course grade options, my peers engaged me in countless conversations over which grade option they should choose for certain classes, analyzing the pros and cons of each option and aggressively soliciting my opinion. During each of these discussions, ...


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Corvese '15: Just a pinch

I am not a doctor. I am not a pharmacist. In fact, I have no medical training. But I do know enough about trends in infectious disease to know that flu shots are a very important part of promoting health and wellness of self and others, especially during these coming winter months. For this reason, ...


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Fuerbacher '14: Rethinking 'having it all'

In September, Marissa Mayer, the exemplary "Employee No. 20" of Google and new CEO of Yahoo!, gave birth to her first son. As a high-profile businesswoman who has ostensibly attained both personal and professional success, Mayer reignited the debate over whether women can truly "have it all." This discussion ...


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Brundage '15: Redefining success in college

No matter how much we may have hated or loved our respective high school experiences, there was at least one comfort we all shared: Success was easy to define. Whether you attended Phillips Exeter Academy or a public school in a poor neighborhood, there was a fairly consistent success formula. You were ...


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Dorris '15: Why therapy is cool

It's midterm season again. Our stress levels are rising. As the week goes on, listen to the conversations around you. Haven't you heard at least one person jokingly begin a sentence with "My therapist thinks..." or end with, "That's what my therapist said"? Do you ever see self-critical jokes on Twitter ...


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Mayo '13: Negating affirmative action

Nine years ago, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor penned a 5-4 majority opinion in the case of Grutter v. Bollinger that upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School. In that opinion, the Court ruled that a race-based criterion for university admission ...




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